Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 23 March, 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Thousands of Afghan girls return to school as Taliban end ban

FCT police move to check ‘rogue scavengers’, order arrest of perpetrators

Imo CP warns sit- at-home enforcers, assures safety of residents

Drama as athlete proposes to fiance on court as UNIPORT takes early lead

Nigerian subscribers seek alternative as MultiChoice hikes tariff again

Nigeria unveils 2050 energy calculator to curb carbon emission

Customs recruitment complies with federal character, says Ali

Lack of implementable policies crippling indigenous capacity, Nigeria’s maritime growth

Why FG dropped Nigeria’s maritime bank plan for regional initiative

FG to give ‘Code of Practice’ to Twitter, TikTok, others

When courts of law become political sex workers

South-West PDP leaders insist next president must come from South

FG hopeful of timely completion of $1.5billion Lekki deep seaport

APC Chair: Consensus option versus party’s phobia for election

NASS to ensure end product of NITDA 2021 bill is not controversial

Anambra finances in bad shape, Soludo laments, says Obiano left N109b debt

Niger Delta stakeholders demand 70% license, subsidy for modular refinery operators

Imo CP warns sit- at-home enforcers, assures safety of residents

Kogi seals two telecoms firms over alleged N360m tax liabilities

Over 3,746 women benefit from N96.4m World Bank grant in Kebbi

Gunmen kill 34 in new attack in Kaduna

N700bn compensation: Court adjourns suit by Shell hosts

Simi Makes History As First Female Aritste To Hit 100m Streams On Audiomack


Remove checkpoints beyond 20km to borders, Reps tell Customs

Reps demand improved security along Abuja-Kaduna rail line

FG warns TV, radio stations over fake news, hate broadcasts

Malpractice: Rivers not responsible for 35 derecognised schools WAEC

Food company considers shutdown in Spain over fuel protests

Attack: Ohanaeze leader, Igbo elders should be protected -Nnamdi Kanu

Repairing Nigerias declining global reputation

Kaduna attack: Police confirm 34 killed, 200 houses burnt, curfew stays

Group revives suit to sack Imo speaker, 16 lawmakers for joining APC

Rewrite Nigerias story with 2023 elections, say Daniel, Obi

Plateau lawmakers declare factional Speakers seat, member vacant

Members attack Taraba PDP chair for picking gov form with aspirant

APC chairmanship: CPC bloc dumps Abdulahi

Lai Mohammeds loyalists quit APC in Kwara, join SDP

APC screening: Aspirants stranded at Katsina govs lodge

2023 Presidency: Atiku constitutes 324-man committee ahead of official declaration

Opposition misinterpreting Soludos comments, Anambra APGA says

Oil theft: FG probes oil firms over production output, others

Buhari seeks speedy completion of airport concession, second Abuja runway

Nigeria, other African countries risk food riots, political crises AfDB

Sluggish growth, unemployment battling Nigerias poverty reduction, says World Bank

Massive job cut looms as dollar hits N590, forex scarcity bites harder

Power ministry lists obstacles, Reps decry excuses for blackouts

Dangotes $2.5bn fertiliser plantll boost food production, export Buhari

Naval ratings allegedly stab, shoot Lagos doctor, mother demands justice

Mother, son arrested for abducting, raping Ekiti SSS3 student for three years

Mother arrested for setting 10-year-old daughter ablaze over seized phone

Customs, Ogun police disagree over rice smuggled in police van

Kidnappers lock up motorist in car boot, Delta police rescue victim

NUT fumes as sisters beat up Rivers teacher, tutor alleges cheating, drug abuse

Sharia court remands man for alleged theft of 22 cartons of seasoning cubes

Police declare fleeing suspect wanted for kidnapping in Akwa Ibom

Bamise: Lagos BRT driver remanded for rape, murder

Suspected thugs steal journalists car in Kaduna APC secretariat

Police deploy more personnel to Southern Kaduna over attacks

Minister calls for hygienic practice, adequate water

Keep up COVID-19 preventive measures, says NCDC

Tambuwal rejects zoning, South-West PDP insists on southern presidency

Onu promotes indicted ex-FIIRO boss demoted by Buhari for PhD fraud

Poisonous ponmo: Tests affirm PUNCH investigation, show cowhide meat processed with tyres, plastic unsafe for human consumption

OAU VC: Akeredolu expresses disappointment, condemns invasion of traditionalists

Chimamanda Adichie to bag 16th honorary degree

Nancy Isime reacts amid rumours of affair with married UK businessman

Two soldiers, 32 others killed, seven injured, houses burnt in Southern Kaduna attack

2023: Give me presidential ticket, regain power, Tambuwal urges PDP


FG Declares Nigeria Destination for Mining Investments, Insists Fossil Fuel Will Remain Relevant for 30yrs

FG to Lottery Operators: Pay Outstanding Liabilities or Risk Licence Revocation

Obaseki: Edo Deepening Investment in Tech, Infrastructure, Culture, People to Withstand Future Pandemics

Emefiele Replies IMF, Says CBN Credit Expansion Programme in Order

FG Eyes $2.6trn Global Halal Market, Seeks Framework for Certification

Buhari: Nigeria’s Huge Dependence on Imported Agricultural Products to End Soon

Soludo: We’ll Get Water Out of Stone, With Anambra People…

Deep Structural Reforms Urgently Needed to Lift Millions of Nigerians Out…

ThriveAgric to Empower over 200,000 Farmers with $56.4m Debt Funding

Grid Collapse: Lawmakers Lambast Power Minister, Demand Improved Electricity Supply

Court Orders AGF to Remove NDDC from Niger Delta Ministry

Nigeria Can Adopt Solutions from Edo Government’s Interventions, Says Obaseki

NBA Urges Restraints, Decorum in Criticism of Court Judgments

FAAC Shares N695bn February Revenue to FG, States, LGs

EFCC Boss Elected Regional Anti-corruption Coalition President

Niger Delta: Group Calls for Transition of PAP to NDSP

Traders Warn of Looming Global Diesel Shortage

Fearing Legal Challenge, APC Clears All Aspirants for National Convention

Electoral Act: Senate to Debate Court Judgment on Section 84 Today

2023: Nigeria’s President Must Come from South, South West PDP Insists

Senate Asks IG to Probe Maltreatment of Nigerians by Foreigners

Kogi NLC Denies Confirming Payment of N30,000 Minimum Wage by Government

Musa Promises to Strengthen APC, Gets Yoruba Group’s Support

Kaduna Confirms Killing of 34, Razing of 200 Houses by Bandits

Presidency Accuses PDP of Plotting to Use Fuel Scarcity to Destabilise…

Amaechi: Badagry Seaport to Commence Construction Before May 2023

Rivers Community Seeks Court’s Order to Imprison Shell’s MD, Others over…

Pick Me, Get Power, Before Sharing it, Tambuwal Admonishes PDP

Lagos Arraigns BRT Driver, Ominnikoron, over Alleged Rape, Murder

APC National Women Leader Aspirant Pledges Loyalty to Party

OAU VC: Oyetola Calls for Peace as Akeredolu Condemns Traditionalists’ Invasion

Zulum Doles out N62.7m to 846 Stores’ Labourers

Buhari Directs Timely Completion of Lekki Deep Sea Port


Why its difficult to adopt zoning in 2023 Sani, ex-ACF Scribe

Niger gov gives political appointees, civil servants March 31 deadline to resign

2023: Niger Delta bishops call for southern Christian president

PDP only interested in destabilising Nigeria Presidency

2023: APC has failed, PDP must jettison bickering to win

Buharis visit to fasttrack completion of $1.5bn Lekki deep seaport Amaechi

No survivors found on crashed China plane

Inadequate insurance of government assets, others, our challenges NAICOM

FG commences investigation into crude oil theft

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination AFC

I inherited over N100bn debt, N400m cash from Obiano Soludo

Buhari inaugurates $2.5bn Dangote fertilizer plant in Lagos

Court judgment on Electoral Act splits Senate

NBA probes judgment, calls for caution, decorum

Obaseki targets investments in healthcare, jobs creation, smart cities

Kagoro killings: Death toll rises to 34, 200 houses burnt

Bamise: BRT driver, Ominnikoron, faces trial for rape, murder

Demolition: Abuja shop owners ask court to jail FCT minister, others for contempt

FG scores self high on poverty alleviation, job creation

FG, States, LGAs share N590.546 bn in February

Airport concession to be completed in Q4 2022 -FG

House to revisit rejected gender bills within seven legislative days

Over 1million vulnerable persons ve benefited from Osun food support, says Oyetola

Niger Delta stakeholders call for transition of PAP to NDSP

Plateau: Jos North Council Area get new Majority Leader, Chief Whip

APC Convention: Bauchi stakeholders decry exclusion in zoning arrangements


Invasion of OAU by traditionalists: Attitudes alien to academia; shameful, reckless, misguided step ‘ Akeredolu

Banks’ credit to private sector rises 4.2% to N36.9trn

Embrace alternate medicine, The Happiness Centre urges Nigerians

Hearing centre urges governments, entertainment venues to promote safe listening

BUK Centre engages religious leaders to propagate anti-corruption messages

2022 World Water Day: WaterAid, Britain survey reveals enough groundwater in Africa

Why NOUN lecturers are not part of ASUU strike, VC explains

FG begins clampdown on illegal colleges of education across country

2023 elections under threat in Warri over INEC refusal to honour judgement

Reps to Power Minister: Don’t come to us with tutorials, essays, give us light

PDP caucus wants national body to dissolve Kano leadership

Insecurity: NNPP dares APC to try campaigning in Katsina troubled LGAs

Presidency accuses PDP of plotting to destabilize Nigeria

Buhari impressed with Dangote’s $2.5bn Fertiliser plant

Apapa Gridlock: Again, Lagos appeals for calm as motorists groan

Why Umahi is sitting firmly as Governor of Ebonyi ‘ State Govt

I’m loyal to party, Buhari ‘ APC National Women Leader aspirant, Betta Edu tells party faithful

2023: INEC signs reviewed MoU with NYSC, says Election Guidelines ready next month

Over 4000 investors drag Chinmark CEO, recount ordeals

Fertiliser complex: Aremu hails Dangote for creating 5000 jobs

Calabar Port Dredging: I’m tempted to think FG hates us in C-River ‘ Rep Egbona

Stakeholders call for upscale in artisanal refineries activities in Niger Delta


Senate Tasks Security Agencies On Renewed Killings

Leadership Without Impact On People Irrelevant, Says Osinbajo

Amnesty Writes Reps Over Rape, Death Of Abuja Student

7 Years After, NAHCON, S/Arabian Embassy Meet On Compensation For Crane Victims

15 Aspirants Eyeing NNPP Presidential Ticket, Says Party

Corruption Fuelling Coups In West Africa ‘ ICPC Boss

No Evidence Vaccines Lead To Young Death

WHO Reports 62 Attacks On Ukrainian Healthcare Facilities

Military Winning Anti-terror War In North East, Says Army Chief

Politicians Have Failed To Engender Country’s Advancement ‘ Obaseki

Electoral Act: NBA To Take Position On Court Judgement

Electoral Act: Senate To Discuss Court Judgement Today

Nigeria To Witness Agric Boom With Dangote’s $2.5bn Fertiliser Plant ‘ Buhari

Defection: C’River Gov, Ayade, Knows Fate March 25

Youths Threaten To Disrupt 2023 Elections In Warri Over Electoral Wards

2023: South Should Produce Next President, South-West PDP Insists

Alleged Fake Certificate: Giadom Not Qualified For APC Position ‘ Group

Tambuwal Clarifies Statement On PDP Presidential Ticket

Fourth Industrial Revolution Crucial For Nigeria’s Survival ‘ Foundation

Customs Intercepts Police Van Conveying Contrabands Worth N143.5m In Ogun

2023 Presidency: Get Power Before Sharing It, Tambuwal Tells PDP

President Buhari Arrives In Lagos, Set To Unveil $2.5bn Fertiliser Plant

Senate To Discuss Court Verdict On Section 84 (12) Of Electoral Act Wednesday


2023: Vote wisely with your brain, Makarfi, Daniel, Peter Obi, others tell Nigerians

Increment of salaries to commence from January 2022 ‘ AIG Zone 9

Two military personnel, 32 others confirmed dead, 200 houses burnt in Kaduna attacks ‘ Govt

Nigeria is adrift, needs to be rescued from the brink ‘ Obaseki

FAAC shares N590.546bn revenue to FG, States, LGs

Respect your traditional stool, Delta monarch charges Forum of President-Generals

Reps task CBN to reinforce use of coins as legal tender

Nigeria rolls-out national policy on IDPs, Humanitarian Open House

Minister flags off beautification of Abuja Airport Road

Kaduna PDP will ensure level playing ground for all aspirants ‘ Chairman

Show the capacity to win, Abia PDP tells aspirants

A’Ibom women trained on modern cassava cutivation

Delta traditional rulers divided over summit

Exam malpractices: Rivers govt demotes 14 school principals

OAU VC: Give peace a chance, Oyetola appeals to protesting Ife indigenes

IGP has access to IRT files despite Abba Kyari’s suspension, NHRC panel tells police

Traditionalists Invasion of OAU: Uphold the idea of universitas, the university is global ‘ Akeredolu

Reps pass tech start-up bill through second reading

2023: Vote wisely with your brain, Makarfi, Daniel, Peter Obi, others tell Nigerians

Increment of salaries to commence from January 2022 ‘ AIG Zone 9


Why we bought chairmanship form for Senator Musa, by group

Power-sharing: Bauchi stakeholders protest exclusion

FAAC shares N590.546bn to FG, States and LGAs

Mother sets 10-year-old daughter ablaze over handset

Buhari directs Amaechi to draw up plans to link Lekki Deep Seaport to rail

I have no regret defecting to APC — Shinkafi

MultiChoice increases prices of DStv, Gotv packages

I never said any region can’t win presidency – Tambuwal


China becomes world leader in computing power

My wife beats me when I don’t have money’ ‘ Lagos businessman tells court

Senate to debate court ruling on Section 84 (12) of Electoral Act

Ukraine: 117 children killed in Russian invasion ‘ Zelensky

Why Nollywood movie pirates deserve life imprisonment

Stop pumping Ukraine govt with weapons ‘ Russia warns US

Dangote fertiliser plant to boost forex earnings, economic growth ‘ Buhari

Our nation is dependent on Russian gas ‘ German govt confesses


Soludo: Obiano left N300m cash, but hundreds of billion in debt

Policemen killed as fresh crisis breaks out in Taraba

Kogi Seals Glo, Airtel facilities Over alleged N360m tax debt

Warders threaten strike over poor salaries, working conditions

Inflation: MultiChoice Increases Prices of GOtv, DStv subscription

Strike: Zone 9 AIG meets Police officers in Ebonyi

Police Strike: IGP meets, pacifies officers in Ogun

Reps urge CBN to re-enforce spending of coins

Zoning: Tambuwal clarifies statement on PDP Presidential ticket

25 inmates, 22,225 students to graduate from National Open Varsity

Obaship tussle: Residents reject Ogun Govt’s ‘imposition’

2023: El-Rufai’s successor must be highly educated – APC stakeholders

Transporters ‘divert’ N17m worth of Iron rod in Kwara


Nigeria’s waste management policy yields little gains

Nigeria’s 32m-ton annual solid waste ripe for investments

Buhari taps Dangote fertiliser for jobs, agric growth

Lagos sets pace in turning trash to treasure

Russia ‘ Ukraine conflict: Ukraine urges International banks to leave Russia

Firms brace for lower profits amid high energy costs

Nigeria needs urgent policies to avert food crisis ‘ experts

FIRS’ record high 2021 revenue can’t fund half of Nigeria’s budget

Six times Nigerian trains stopped working abruptly within a year

Keke driving micro entrepreneurship’ says Rohtagi as SAKL produces 100,000th tricycle

Pan-African payment will take maximum of 120 seconds ‘ PAPSS CEO

The relevance of the OUK formula in Abia succession politics

Safety experts want compulsory insurance on buildings in Lagos

Buhari approves deployment of more security operatives to Imo

2023: Fierce ‘battle’ ahead as Jandor joins Lagos guber race


MultiChoice Nigeria Increases Prices Of DStv, GOtv Subscriptions

NNPC Owes FG N3trn In Crude Sales, Taxes Since 2021 ‘ Reps

Ogene Lampoons APC For Leaving Southeast Out Of 2023 Calculations

E-commerce Easing Market Experience For Informal Retailers

Alleged Commercial Buses Extortion: Contact Designated Offices In 25 Delta LGAs ‘ Consultant

Nigeria’s Socio-economic, Political Problems Surmountable ‘ SESSPN

Northern Christian Clergy To Hold One-Million-Man Prayer Rally For Tinubu

2023: South Must Produce Next President, S’West PDP Demands


Banditry: Senate urges security agencies to adopt proactive measures

Strike: IGP orders immediate payment of salary increase

New mechanism protects against breast cancer ‘ Study

Tambuwal to PDP: Winning presidency more important than zoning

Anambra lawmakers divided over Soludo’s statement on Obiano

Minister seeks relocation of 5,000 people around Lekki Port

PDP plotting to destabilise Nigeria ‘Presidency

OAU VC: Akeredolu condemns protest against Bamire’s appointment

Oil opens higher as EU members weigh Russian oil ban


Dangote’s $2.5bn fertiliser ‘ll boom nation’s agric sector ‘ Buhari

World Water Day: FG drills 400 boreholes, rehabilitate 190 others

Fish: Climate change hindering sectors’ contribution to economy ‘ FAO

Women key to conflict resolution, management, peace building ‘ ActionAid

32 civilians, 2 soldiers killed in fresh Kaduna attacks ‘ Official

Fund Abuja airport second runway,Buhari orders Finance Minister

FG, States, LGs share N695.033bn for Feb 2022

EndSARS comment:You can’t sneak into power destabilising Nigeria, Presidency tells PDP

Adopt proactive measures on banditry, Senate charges security agencies

Itsekiri youth threaten to disrupt election in Warriover electoral wards

Experts dissect Electoral Act, tasks INEC on implementation

Auction: Bidders allege manipulations, malpractices, petition UN, WHO, others

Convention: Give us Dada as youth leader, Northern APC aspirants beg Tinubu, govs

2023: PDP remains best option for Ndigbo ‘ APC chieftain

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